Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The fire company was dispatched on the 1st alarm as RIT for a fire in the Twin Rivers apartment complex. Rescue 49 responded and was on location for a few hours. The call was quickly upgraded to the 2nd alarm, eventually going to 4 alarms. In all 4 units were damaged by the fire of the 8 units in the building. Multiple companies responded to the scene:East Windsor Volunteer Fire Companies and 2, Hightstown Fire Company, Robbinsville Fire Company, Monroe Fire Company, West Windsor Fire Company, Plainsboro Rescue 49, Princeton Junction Fire Company, Millstone Fire Company, Groveville Fire Company, Cranbury Fire Company, Jamesburg Fire Company, Clarksburg Fire Company, Hamilton Fire Company, Capital Health EMS and East Windsor Rescue Squad District 1 and 2.Some of the pictures were taken by the fire company photographer Cindy Rashkin
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Engine 49-1 responded mutual aid early this morning to cover Station 22, Lawrence Road, as part of an overall response to a church fire in Pennington.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Station 49 responded to an automatic fire alarm at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro at 8:52 p.m. on Wednesday. While en route, Plainsboro police advised that they had received reports of a fire in a patient room and an explosion. First arriving units found a haze of smoke and evidence that an explosion had occurred in a third-floor patient room. A small fire in paper products was quickly extinguished. One patient injured in the explosion was taken by Northstar helicopter to St. Barnabas Hospital. The cause of the explosion is currently under investigation by county and township officials
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Tanker 49 responded mutual aid into Edison for the brush fire in the Raritan Center. This is the first, official call for the tanker.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Plainsboro Fire Company responded to a reported kitchen fire at 2224 Ravens Crest Drive on Tuesday evening. First arriving units found a heavy fire condition and a heavy smoke condition in a third floor rear condo unit and the fire caused extensive damage to the fire unit. There were no reported injuries.Responding on the first alarm were Station 66 (Princeton Plasma Physics), Station 48 (Cranbury) Station 44 ( Princeton Junction), Station 41 (Hightstown), Station 42 (East Windsor # 1), Station 57 (Applegarth), Station 23B (Monroe). Covering Station 49 during the fire were Station 60 (Princeton), Station 24 (Kingston) and Jamesburg Fire. Plainsboro Rescue Squad also responded. Thanks to the Rescue Squad and to our mutual aid companies for responding.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Members of the fire company welcomed home the new Brush 49. The hose reel, and existing motor from the old 1997 brush truck was used on the new one.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
In the early morning hours of Wednesday March 26th the fire company responded as RIT on the 2nd alarm fire in East Windsor. The fire was located on 100 Lake Drive at Coastal Insulation, a commercial and residential spray foam and fiberglass insulation company. Rescue 49 responded and was on scene for several hours before being released by command. The sprinkler system had activated keeping the fire in check until it could be extinguished which took about an hour.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
The fire company was dispatched to 56 Bayard Lane Sunday March 23rd shortly before 11pm. Ladder 49 responded into Princeton to assist with extinguishing the fire that started in the basement.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
NJ.com video coverage of this morning's house fire in South Brunswick. Tower 49 covered Station 21.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The fire company responded into Princeton in the early morning hours of Wednesday March 19th just after 1am. A fire broken out in the House Of Cupcakes and quickly went to 3 alarms. Along with the House of Cupcakes 6 apartments were affected displacing 41 residents. One Plainsboro firefighter was injured during a fall on the roof with a cut to his hand and a sprained knee.Click here for the NJ.com news story
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